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Body of missing man recovered from Allatoona Lake

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The body of a man reported missing at Allatoona Lake was recovered Monday.

The man was reported missing near Red Top Mountain State Park Beach in Bartow County. He had last been seen swimming Sunday afternoon.

Department of Natural Resources spokesman Mark McKinnon said the man's body was recovered from the lake just before noon Monday using sector scan sonar.

The man has been identified as 22-year-old Gerardo Soto, Jr., of Chicago.

McKinnon says crews searched for Soto immediately after he was reported missing through sunset Sunday, and the search resumed around 7:30 a.m. Monday morning.

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